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Children Should Not Have to Sacrifice Their Right to a Family to Receive an Education

Gillian Huebner | Posted 09.04.2016 | Impact
Gillian Huebner

"I lived for five years in an institution. The time I spent there seemed like an eternity. I felt like I was in a dark maze where I couldn't find the light."

SIF - Pay for Success: Keeping the Momentum Going

Deborah De Santis | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact
Deborah De Santis

As we work to advance proven solutions, transformations in government services, and cost-effective results improving the lives of those who desperately need supportive housing, Pay for Success is keeping the momentum going.

Doing Social Justice: 10 Reasons to Give Up Ableist Language

Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg | Posted 08.10.2014 | Impact
Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg

Disability metaphors abound in our culture, and they exist almost entirely as pejoratives. You see something wrong? Compare it to a disabled body or mind. These words seem so "natural" to people that they go uncorrected a great deal of the time.

Eye-opening Insights Into International Adoption, Orphans, Special Needs and "Re-homing"

Adam Pertman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Adam Pertman

More children are remaining in orphanages for longer periods of time, thereby incurring the increased developmental and psychic harm that comes from being institutionalized, while also diminishing their prospects for ever moving into a permanent family.

The Pera-Chen Method: Urinary Incontinence, and How Stem Cell Therapy May Defeat It

Don C. Reed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Don C. Reed

Stem cell researcher Renee Reijo-Pera and uro-gynecologist Bertha Chen are working together on a research grant from the California stem cell program.

Before It's Too Late: Understanding the Impact of Institutionalization on Children

Adam Pertman | Posted 03.25.2013 | Parents
Adam Pertman

Through all the dark shadows that Russia has cast with its ban on adoptions by Americans -- on the affected girls and boys, on the U.S. citizens seeking to become their parents and on the process of international adoption itself -- a thin glimmer of light is struggling to emerge.

Institutionalized: Have You Become Stuck in Today's Business World?

Jim Finkelstein | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business
Jim Finkelstein

Feeling stuck? Can't change what you are doing? Can't move up? Can't move on? Can't get out? Welcome to today's business reality for many American workers. Have you become institutionalized?